Senior Software Engineer Bay Area
Engineering | Sunnyvale, CA | Full Time
Senior Full Stack Engineer
Onsite | Full Time
Syllable is a Series A funded startup company in Sunnyvale, California. We develop intelligent assistance through text and voice using natural language for high-value interactions. The initial product focus is in the healthcare sector. We’re in production and working with large hospital systems. Syllable uses artificial intelligence to improve the patient experience and help healthcare systems deliver better care. Our artificial intelligence has been trained to understand the interactions between patients and the healthcare system, as well as the interactions between staff within the healthcare system.
Our mission is to provide intelligent assistance with machine learning technology for interactions between an organization and an individual that involves multiple human participants.
Syllable currently develops technology in the following areas:
Decision tree understanding
Information extraction and semantic parsing
Language understanding and dialog building
Machine learning and theory formation
Visual knowledge extraction and automated visual understanding
Task understanding and automated workflows
As a Senior Full Stack Engineer, you'll be responsible for architecting, building, and maintaining the web applications and backend services that will power our customer experience. This includes:
Designing and building backend web services and APIs to power web applications
Designing and building modern and responsive web applications using state of the art web application frameworks
Building out our technical infrastructure to meet the demands of a growing user base
Taking ownership over projects end to end, bringing them from vision to reality
Working with product owners from creation of vision to QA of final product
Establish best practices for our codebase, building reusable, testable, scalable and well documented code.
Additionally, as a lead engineer you will have the opportunity to:
participate in our research projects
working to develop the long-term technical vision
taking a leading role in implementing a customer pilot through supporting the software development process
helping to develop collaborative and strategic relationships with relevant academic and industry organizations
Applicants should have experience designing, building, and maintaining web services and web applications from scratch, and should have participated in several iterations of a product launch. This is a technical leadership role that will give the opportunity to establish a core part of our company's technology.
BS degree in Computer Science, related technical field or equivalent practical experience
3+ years of prior full stack experience in modern web services / web application development
Experience with markup languages such as HTML
Experience with structured data development using data representations in XML or JSON
Web application development experience
Significant experience developing customer-facing software
Experience engineering software systems of medium-to-large scope and complexity
Knowledge of web libraries and frameworks such as React, AngularJS, Polymer or Closure.
Familiarity with the whole web stack, including protocols and web server applications
Experience developing applications for Amazon AWS or Google Cloud Platform
Our work environment focuses on the following core values
We value diversity of thought and believe diverse backgrounds and different approaches to problem-solving can contribute to our mission
We are a learning organization and we strive, with empathy, to customers we serve as we build better human-computer interfaces
We are collaborative and transparent and respect our customers. We believe transparency is critical to serving our industries
We work diligently to create a workplace that supports work/life balance. As a team we want our work ethic to include serving the needs of our families at home
Thank you for your consideration.